S4 National 5

National 5 Mathematics Course Summary

National 5 Mathematics in a Nutshell

 

Coursework

The S4 course is shown in the table below. By clicking on a topic link (in blue type) you open a PDF document or video tutorial. This gives a brief summary of the topic and a selection of interactive resources that can be used to consolidate the skills required for the topic.

 

Term

Topics

Resources

August – October

Sine Rule, Cosine Rule & Area of a Triangle

pdf icon Sine Rule, Cosine Rule & Area of a Triangle Summary
pdf iconSine & Cosine Rules Support Notes
Video-Icon The Sine Rule – Finding a Side
Video-Icon The Sine Rule – Finding an Angle
Video-Icon The Cosine Rule – Finding a Side
Video-Icon The Cosine Rule – Finding an Angle
Video-Icon Area of a Triangle
pdf iconSINE RULE, COSINE RULE & AREA OF A TRIANGLE PAST PAPER QUESTIONS        ANSWERS

Simultaneous Equations

pdf icon Simultaneous Equations Summary
pdf icon Simultaneous Equations Support Notes
Video-Icon Solving Simultaneous Equations by Elimination
Video-Icon Solving Simultaneous Equations by Substitution
pdf iconSIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS PAST PAPER QUESTIONS      ANSWERS

Vectors

pdf iconVectors Summary
pdf iconVectors Support Notes
Video-Icon An Introduction to Vectors
Video-Icon Alternative Routes
Video-Icon Magnitude of 2D & 3D Vectors
Video-Icon Scalar Multiplication
pdf icon3D COORDINATES & VECTORS PAST PAPER QUESTIONS

Revision

 Revision for Assessment

 

Term

Topics

Resources

October – December

N5 Unit 2 Assessment

 Assessment

Quadratics

pdf icon Quadratics Summary
pdf icon Quadratics Support Notes
Video-Icon Sketching Quadratic Functions
Video-Icon Completing the Square
Video-Icon The Quadratic Formula
Video-Icon Determining the Nature of Roots (Discriminant)
pdf iconQUADRATICS PAST PAPER QUESTIONS      ANSWERS

Trigonometric Graphs

pdf icon Trig Graphs Support Notes
Video-IconGraphing Trig Functions (Amplitude)
Video-Icon Graphing Trig Functions (Period)
Video-Icon Graphing Trig Functions (Vertical Shift)
Video-Icon Graphing Trig Functions (Horizontal Shift)
pdf iconTrigonometric Graphs Past Paper Questions      ANSWERS

Trigonometric Equations

pdf icon Trig Equations & Identities Support Notes
Video-Icon Solving Trig Equations
pdf iconTRIGONOMETRIC EQUATIONS PAST PAPER QUESTIONS      ANSWERS

 

Term

Topics

Resources

January – March

Prelim Exam

 Exam

Surds

pdf icon Surds Summary
pdf icon Surds Support Notes
Video-IconSimplifying Surds
Video-Icon Adding & Subtracting Surds
pdf iconSURDS PAST PAPER QUESTIONS      ANSWERS

Indices

pdf icon Indices Summary
pdf icon Indices Support Notes
pdf icon INDICES PAST PAPER QUESTIONS      ANSWERS

Parabolas

pdf icon Parabolas Summary
Video-Icon Sketching Quadratic Functions

Revision

 Revision for Assessment

N5 Unit 3 Assessment

 Assessment

 

Term

Topics

Resources

April – May

Revision

 Revision for exam.

National 5 Exam

 Exam

 

 

Textbook Answers

National 5 Texbook Answers Chapters 1 to 11

National 5 Textbook Answers Chapters 12 to 24

National 5 Textbook Answers Chapters 25 to 34

National 5 Textbook Unit 1 Assessment Answers

National 5 Textbook Unit 2 Assessment Answers

National 5 Textbook Unit 3 Assessment Answers

 

Course Summary & Self Assessment Booklet

Pupils will be issued with a copy of this booklet in S1. They should use the booklet to self assess their understanding of each topic as they progress through the course. The booklet can also be used as a checklist to aid pupils in their preparation foe assessment.

Course Summary & Self Assessment Booklet 1

 

Revision

National 5 Mathematics Revision in a Nutshell

Your teacher will issue you a revision booklet for each assessment. The answers for these books can be accessed by clicking the links below.

National 5 Maths Unit 1 Revision Booklet ANSWERS

National 5 Maths Unit 2 Revision Booklet ANSWERS

National 5 Maths Unit 3 Revision Booklet ANSWERS

Highland Revision Booklet N5 Mathematics Revision Booklet

Millburn Revision Booklet N5 Maths Exam Revision BookletN5 Maths Exam Revision Booklet ANSWERS

 

Homework

Pupils may be asked to complete an exercise that has been started in class.

In addition to this a homework exercise will be issued at the end of each topic. These exercises may be computer tasks or written exercises. The written exercises will be marked by the class teacher. Pupils must make sure that they hand in all homework on time.

S4 National 5 Homework Booklet

 

Past Papers

Exam

Marking Instructions

2016 N5 Exam 2016 N5 Marking
2015 N5 Exam 2015 N5 Marking
2014 N5 Exam 2014 N5 Marking

N5 SQP Mathematics P 1

N5 SQP Mathematics P 2

 

Selected questions from the Credit past papers can be used for revision/exam practice.

 

Credit Past Papers

Exam

Marking Instructions

Questions

2013 Credit Exam

2013 Credit Marking

P1 – 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14

2012 Credit Exam

2012 Credit Marking

P1 – 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10

P2 – 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11a/b, 13a/b

2011 Credit Exam

2011 Credit Marking

P1- 2, 4, 5, 7, 9a, 10

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7a/b, 8, 12

2010 Credit Exam

2010 Credit Marking

P1 – 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13

2009 Credit Exam

2009 Credit Marking

P1 – 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11

2008 Credit Exam P1

2008 Credit Exam P2

2008 Credit Marking

P1 – 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12

P2 – 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12

2007 Credit Exam P1

2007 Credit Exam P2

2007 Credit Marking

P1 – 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13

2006 Credit Exam

2006 Credit Marking

P1 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

2005 Credit Exam

2005 Credit Marking

P1 – 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

2004 Credit Exam

2004 Credit Marking

P1 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

2003 Credit Exam

2003 Credit Marking P1

2003 Credit Marking P2

P1 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

2002 Credit Exam

2002 Credit Marking P1

2002 Credit Marking P2

P1 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12

2001 Credit Exam

2001 Credit Marking P1

2001 Credit Marking P2

P1 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10

P2 – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11

 

Useful Websites

Mr Graham has produced video tutorials to help with a range of topics.

www.mrgrahammaths.wordpress.com

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SUPER MATHS WORLD – Play against the computer or another player. Test your skills in number, algebra, shape or data. Ask you teacher for the login details.

http://www.supermathsworld.com/

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THAT QUIZ – Practice for integers and fractions.

http://www.thatquiz.org/

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COOL MATHS 4 KIDS – Maths lessons, puzzles and games.

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

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MATHS IS FUN – Maths lessons, worksheets, puzzles and games.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/

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BITESIZE – View the lesson, try the quiz and play the game.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/ztrjmp3

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